Evan Knight, Author at LawNow Magazine

About Evan Knight

Evan Knight is a final year student at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary.

What ever happened to … The Law of Sniffer Dog Searches: Part 2

Introduction: The Flux of Law This article illustrates how quickly and remarkably the common law can adjust when judicial principles change and when new judges are appointed to the Supreme Court of Canada. The common law is generally intended to endure.  Judges describe what they do as not making the law as much as declaring […]

Authors:

Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal is a Professor of Law at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta.
 

Evan Knight
Evan Knight is a final year student at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary.
 

Whatever Happened to … The Law of Sniffer Dog Searches

When does a sniff amount to an illegal search?  The Supreme Court of Canada recently weighed in on this question and the decision changes the law in Canada from what it had previously been. What was the law prior to the recent decision? Assume you are walking along the street or are on public transit.  […]

Authors:

Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal is a Professor of Law at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta.
 

Evan Knight
Evan Knight is a final year student at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary.
 

Occupational Health and Safety 3: Ticket Offences at Work

Introduction Most Canadians are familiar with “tickets” for minor offences.  If we have personal experience at all with the legal system, it is most likely through receiving the occasional ticket for parking, seat belts, rolling through a stop sign, speeding or some other traffic offence.  There are several other regulatory subjects that are enforced by […]

Authors:

Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal is a Professor of Law at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta.
 

Evan Knight
Evan Knight is a final year student at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary.
 


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